Ahoy There! – The New Look 6483

If you’re looking for an easy wear, pull on tank for this summer, I may have just found it in the New Look 6483. I was drawn to the different views of this pattern, and in particular view C, which features slightly cut away shoulders; the silhouette looked really pretty, although the range of styles … Continue reading Ahoy There! – The New Look 6483

Essential Makes for New Baby Presents

Everywhere I look, people seem to be pregnant or popping out babies left, right and centre. The stork must be working overtime! Making a New Baby present is a lovely way to welcome any little bundle of joy into the world, and you can be sure your gift will be completely unique. Here's a few ideas of … Continue reading Essential Makes for New Baby Presents

The Perfect Bride to Be Present – The Kimono Robe

My friend is getting married very soon. We’ve been making lots of beautiful little details for the wedding (which I can’t show until after the wedding in case her mum or bridesmaids see what we’ve done for them!) and I wanted to make something for Becky for on the day. This was supposed to be … Continue reading The Perfect Bride to Be Present – The Kimono Robe

Mr & Mrs Bunting Tutorial

I love it when people show me things in Pinterest and ask me to recreate them. Those of you who are regular readers will have seen my Drunk Barbie Cake last summer. My friend asked me to make some bunting for her wedding and I couldn't pass up the opportunity to make something else. She'd … Continue reading Mr & Mrs Bunting Tutorial

Gutermann Marrekesch Collection

​Sponsored Content I love a happy post day...receiving the  Marrekesch Collection swatch book from the lovely people at Gutermann recently was great to get home to. Leafing through sample after sample of beautifully busy  prints and bold, rich colours took me from my own living room to Morocco. Using a palette of navy, pale pink … Continue reading Gutermann Marrekesch Collection

Everything You Need To Know When You’re Learning To Sew

It's great to see so many people become inspired by programmes like The Great British Sewing Bee and the lovely sewing community on Instagram and Facebook. More people than ever are dusting off (or investing in) their sewing machine and buying beautiful fabrics to begin their journey on the quest to build their me-made wardrobes. … Continue reading Everything You Need To Know When You’re Learning To Sew